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Haematologic indices in pesticides factory workers

Joshaghani, H.R. and Mansourian, A.R. and Kalavi, K. and Salimi, S. (2007) Haematologic indices in pesticides factory workers. Journal of Biological Sciences, 7 (3). pp. 566-569. ISSN 17273048 (ISSN)

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of pesticides on blood indices of subjects which are exposed to organophosphate toxins. This research was a cohort study which was carried out during 2005 on the employee of a pesticide factory in Golestan province (North of Iran). In this study the sampling from 63 subjects was carried out for two sessions in days 1 and 90. CBC and hematologic indices performed by cell counter instrument. The mean of MCV in phase 1 was 82.8±7.1 fl and in second phase the MCV was 80.3±6.7 fl. This drop in MCV statistically was meaningful (paired t-test, mean = 2.5, 95% CI=2.0-2.9, p<0.001). Erythrocyte number, hemoglobin, HCT and MCHC increase in second phase compared to first phase statistically was meaningful. There was not any significant relation between the place of work and variation of red blood cell indices. In regard to the changes in hematologic indices in workers of pesticide factory in a three months period, it seems logical to set up a program to have a routine check on the hematologic indices in working personal engaging in such occupations. © 2007 Asian Network for Scientific Information.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Biol. Sci. [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, School of Paramedicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Hircan Boulevard, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hematocrit, Hematologic indices, Hemoglobin, MCV, Organophosphate, Pesticide, hemoglobin, organophosphate pesticide, adult, article, blood cell count, chemical analysis, cohort analysis, controlled study, correlation analysis, employee, erythrocyte count, health program, hematocrit, hematological parameters, hemoglobin determination, human, industrial worker, intoxication, Iran, major clinical study, male, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, occupational disease, occupational hazard, occupational toxicology, risk assessment, risk factor, toxin analysis
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2015 07:46
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2017 07:37
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2405

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